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Solar mod turns Ford F-150 Lightning EV into a backup home generator

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Ford began deliveries of its F-150 Lightning last month, and the electric version of the truck has a new option with a lot more utility than an all-weather floor mat.

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You can add a bidirectional charging system that turns the EV pickup into a backup generator capable of powering your home for up to three days.

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Sunrun, the country's largest residential solar power company, has developed a groundbreaking charging system with Ford.

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California-based Sunrun is also trying to leverage its charging system to embrace another technology: rooftop solar power.

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"There's a real connection between people who drive EVs and want to charge their EVs with clean power,"

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The Illinois Power Agency, which oversees the Renewable Portfolio Standard, projects to double residential solar power in the state over the next two years.

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For Ford F-150 Lightning owners, adding rooftop solar to the Sunrun EV charging system provides an additional off-the-grid benefit.

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Under normal circumstances, the Sun powers the house, which charges the EV. But what happens when the power is turned off?

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The F-150 Lightning Extended-Range Battery System can store 131 kilowatt-hours of energy—enough juice to power a home for three days.

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